Jim Bowen Dead: ‘Bullseye’ Presenter And Comedian Dies, Aged 80

Matt Bagwell

Jim Bowen, best known for presenting the cult darts-based game show ‘Bullseye’ has died, aged 80.

News of his death was confirmed by his wife to BBC Radio Lancashire.

The former deputy headmaster, who was born in Lancashire, began his career as a stand-up comedian on the club circuit in the 1960s.

Jim Bowen (1937-2018)

He became a household name when he began presenting ‘Bullseye’ in 1981, which ran for 14 years until it was axed in 1995.

His catchphrase ‘look what you could have won’ - was uttered to unlucky contestants who missed out on the show’s star prize.

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